EGYPT : Gezira participates in Dubai tournement

(by Sherif Soliman)

Gezira flys to dubai with the assistance of (Bank of Alexandria) , Gezira players will try to pass their last defeat from Itthad in the fianl game in dubai,Coach Ahmed Marie said (we are in dubai to prove that we are still on the right track & to prepare our team for the Egyptian super league,we are getting better every day and we hope to well repersent the Egyptian Basketball there).However, Omar tarek will not join the team according to his comitment with a colledge for a schocolarship in the USA, Naim Dhifallah the tunisian power forward and the misr insurance current player will replace Omar tarek.

# Group A:
Sporting Al Riyadi Beirut 'Lebanon' - Title holders
Mahram 'Iran'
Al Gezira 'Egypt'
UAE National Team
Al Wehda Damascus 'Syria'

# Group B:
Zain 'Jordan' - Runner ups
Al Jalaa Aleppo 'Syria'
Smart Gilas 'Philippines'
An Nasr 'UAE'
Champville 'Lebanon'

# Tournament system:
1st round: round robin
2nd round: diagonals from 1st to 4th (1st X 4th & 2nd X 3rd)
Semi Finals